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5 Summertime Activities in New York City November 4, 2019

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5 Summertime Activities in New York City, Brooklyn, New York

New York City is a popular destination no matter the time of year, but it’s especially lively during the summer months. When the weather is warm, the Big Apple comes to life with events, attractions, and plenty of fun ways to pass the time. Whether you’re planning a city trip this summer or you’re a local looking for new activities to try, schedule a taxi and make your way to one of the following entertainment outlets below.

City Activities Perfect for the Summer

1. See a Free Movie or Outdoor Concert

New York City hosts a number of free concerts through its annual SummerStage series. Through communities and parks across the city, headlining acts bring a mix of diverse music to locals for free. Due to the popularity of these events, getting there can be a little challenging, so be sure to schedule a taxi in advance.

2. Visit Luna Park

The city’s largest amusement park, Luna Park, is a Coney Island institution replete with rides, carnival games, and delicious fair food. Don’t visit without taking a ride on the famous Cyclone and enjoying a burger at the nearby Cyclone Café.

3. Enjoy a Drink Al Fresco

taxiIf you prefer to drink and dine on land, there are endless opportunities to have a cocktail or bite to eat at one of the city’s thousands of restaurants and cafes. Rooftop bars are especially popular and afford the opportunity to see the city like you’ve never seen it before. Just be sure to appoint a designated driver or hail a taxi so everyone gets home safely.

4. Take a Cruise on the Hudson

There are plenty of booze cruises and culinary opportunities to explore on the Hudson River. Whether you’re seeking a lively atmosphere or a more subdued experience, you can take in spectacular views from the city aboard some of the city’s most popular boat bars.

5. Go to a Street Fair

All five boroughs of the city are home to street fairs throughout the summer. From food-themed block parties to festivities celebrating art and music, you won’t have to look hard to find a block of the city overrun with a street fair on any given weekend.


No matter what your plans in New York City look like this summer, the drivers from Brooklyn Radio Dispatcher will help get you there. Serving the city and the surrounding Tri-State Area, their team provides dependable transportation for a more convenient alternative to traditional taxis. Book a ride now by visiting their website, or call (718) 384-7070 to speak with a team member.

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